Review + Photos: Devendra Banhart calls for love and art at The Fillmore

Devendra Banhart (photo: Jon Ching) Devendra Banhart, along with old-school locals and old-time friends, Vetiver, played The Fillmore Thursday night and spread a message of love and global unity. Amongst his whimsical, quirky performance of old and new songs from his latest album Ape in Pink Marble, Devendra connected with the crowd  on a local level. Having spent his formative years in San Francisco, he reminisced on the good times living here and said that he so very much wanted to live here again. To the somewhat noisy crowd, he exclaimed, “Shut the fuck up for one moment.” He continued to express — [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Devendra Banhart, 5/21/13 @ The Regency Ballroom

Freak-folk’s not dead, and neither is Devendra Banhart. Though he’s been laying low for the last couple of years, he never really left. Nonetheless, a lot has changed since the last time we really heard from Banhart: he’s just released a new record, Mala, on Nonesuch, and more noticeably, he’s traded his trademark tresses for a (slightly) more conventional cut. Currently touring behind Mala, he’ll be at the Regency on the 21st (and for all you South Bay-ers, he’ll be at the Rio in Santa Cruz on the 18th). We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to the [...]

Video: Zach Hill – “Second Life”

Here's Zach Hill's latest video for the song "Second Life" from his new album, Face Tat. The song features vocals from Devendra Banhart and the video was directed by Christian "Megazord" Oldham. The clip makes me want to watch The Lawnmower Man again. I'm sure it hasn't aged well, but I've always had a soft spot for the underrated Jeff Fahey. Stream the new album in its entirety below:

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